Embark on a journey of a lifetime with our unique tour – The Magic of Trondelag and Lofoten Unveiled. This tour is the perfect balance of city exploration and nature activities, giving you an all-encompassing look at the beauty of Norway.
Relax, unwind in luxurious boutique hotels, and indulge in the best of Norway’s cuisine. From fresh seafood to hearty meats, the country’s culinary scene is a delight for food lovers.
But the adventure doesn’t stop there. With a variety of optional activities to choose from, you have the freedom to tailor your journey to your specific interests. Whether taking a hike in the mountains, trying your hand at fishing, or visiting local museums, there’s something for everyone.
- Accommodation in boutique hotels
- Rent a car, 10 days
- City tours in Trondheim and Oslo
- Activities and addmissions along the route
- Detailed itinerary and agent support
Arrive in Oslo
Upon arrival in Oslo, you’ll transfer to your hotel and check-in. After your flight, take some time to relax and adjust to the new time zone.
Overnight in Oslo.
Sightseeing tour of Oslo
Meet your guide for a full-day sightseeing tour of the city. Visit some of Oslo’s famous landmarks, including the Royal Palace, the Oslo Cathedral, and the Parliament. Explore the vibrant neighborhoods and learn about the history and culture of the city. End the day with a traditional Norwegian meal in a local restaurant.
Overnight in Oslo.
Travel back in time: Røros
Embark on an exciting journey to the charming town of Røros today. Get ready for a scenic drive of approximately 6 hours, where you will admire the beautiful landscapes of Norway. If you’re an Olympic enthusiast, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to stop at the historic town of Lillehammer. This is the site of the 1994 Winter Olympics and a must-visit destination for any sports fan.
Along the way, take advantage of the numerous opportunities to snap some fantastic photos and enjoy a delicious meal in one of the quaint towns. These pit stops will break up the long drive and allow you to immerse yourself in the local culture.
Marvel at the beautiful wooden buildings, quaint cobbled streets, and the iconic Røros Church as you learn about the town’s rich cultural and mining heritage.
Take a stroll through the picturesque town, stopping at local shops to purchase handmade crafts and try traditional Norwegian cuisine. Learn about the town’s history at the Røros Museum or take a guided tour of the nearby copper mines.
Overnight in Røros.
Drive to Trondheim
The drive from Røros to Trondheim is scenic, offering breathtaking views of the surroundings and opportunities to stop at popular spots along the way. The drive takes 2 to 3 hours, depending on your chosen road.
The city center of Trondheim boasts an attractive downtown area, with the charming and picturesque Bakklandet neighborhood renowned for its brightly colored wooden houses, a hallmark of traditional Norwegian architecture. However, it’s also a dynamic and bustling urban hub, a characteristic not commonly found in northern Norway.
Overnight in Trondheim.
As you drive, you’ll pass through rolling hills and forests, dotted with small farms and villages. The landscape gradually changes as you get further north, becoming more mountainous and rugged.
Along the way, you may want to stop at one of the many scenic viewpoints to take in the views of the surrounding valleys and mountains. You may also want to explore one of the many rivers and lakes that are found in the area, known for their excellent fishing and other recreational opportunities.
As you approach Mosjøen, you’ll enter the heart of the Vefsn municipality, which is known for its beautiful landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Mosjøen itself is a charming town that sits on the shores of the glacier-fed Lake Vefsna, surrounded by forests and rolling hills.
Overnight in Mosjøen.
Saltstraumen Whirpools and Bodø
Today you will drive further north toward Bodø, stopping at Saltstraumen.
Saltstraumen is a breathtaking natural wonder located near the town of Bodø in northern Norway. It is a narrow sound that connects the Skjerstadfjorden to the Saltenfjorden and is home to one of the world’s strongest tidal currents. Here, massive amounts of seawater surge through the narrow sound, creating a unique and spectacular sight as the currents collide and swirl in a dramatic display of power. The boat trip will take you out into the middle of the sound, where you’ll have a front-row seat to the swirling currents and turbulent waters.
Overnight: amazing secret place on the island near Bodø.
Drive and ferry to Lofoten
The ferry ride is a chance to admire the breathtaking views of the surrounding fjords and mountains, and to soak in the fresh sea air.
As you drive, you’ll pass through picturesque fishing villages and small towns, surrounded by lush green hills and snow-capped mountains. You’ll also cross several bridges that connect the islands and offer panoramic views of the fjords and coastline.
Eventually, you’ll arrive in Svolvær, the largest town in the Lofoten Islands and a popular hub for tourists and outdoor enthusiasts. Svolvær is surrounded by stunning landscapes and offers numerous opportunities for hiking, fishing, and exploring the local culture and history.
Overnight in Svolvær.
Get acquainted with Lofoten
Lofoten is famous for its fishing traditions, and this day is a perfect opportunity to learn more about it or even try fishing yourself! Of course, don’t miss out on dining at local restaurants and exploring the seemingly endless sandy beaches of the archipelago.
Overnight in Svolvær.
From Reine to Å
Reine is a small fishing village located on the island of Moskenesøya, and is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling in the Lofoten Islands. Reine is known for its stunning scenery and traditional Norwegian architecture, and is considered one of the most picturesque villages in Norway. Here, you’ll have the chance to explore the village, take in the views, and perhaps even sample some of the local seafood.
From Reine, you’ll continue your journey to Å, a small fishing village located on the southern tip of Moskenesøya. Å is considered one of the most charming and idyllic villages in the Lofoten Islands and is a popular destination for tourists. The village is surrounded by stunning landscapes and is home to a number of traditional fishing cabins and old wooden boats.
Day of activities Lofoten
The Lofoten Islands are a true outdoor paradise, offering various activities that cater to various interests and skill levels. If you are an avid hiker or cyclist, you will find plenty of trails and routes to explore, taking in stunning landscapes and breathtaking views. From easy, leisurely walks to challenging mountain treks, there is something for everyone.
There are numerous kayaking, surfing, and fishing opportunities for those who enjoy being out on the water. The clear waters of the fjords are ideal for kayaking, providing a unique perspective on the island’s stunning scenery and wildlife. If you are a surfer, you’ll find some of the best waves in Europe along the Lofoten coastline. And, for those who enjoy fishing, the islands are known for their abundant marine life and offer some of the best fishing opportunities in Norway.
Your amazing vacation came to an end.
The memories created and experiences had will undoubtedly remain with you for a lifetime.
After breakfast and hotel check-out, you will board a bus to the airport and depart home.